Joyous Red and Christmas Time…

20 Dec

Margaret's Classic Posts

West Australian Red-flowering Gums West Australian Red-flowering Gums

The colour red has become strongly associated with Christmas. Here in Australia, the traditional Christmas Bush is a rusty-red, and of course, Santa is always dressed in red…

So how fortunate it is that these magnificent West Australian Red-flowering Gums bloom at this time of year. Right now, where I live (in suburban Sydney, Australia), they are at their peak, and don’t the Rainbow Lorikeets love them?

So here’s another photo of these glorious flowers.

Merry Christmas!

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8 Responses to “Joyous Red and Christmas Time…”

  1. cindy knoke December 20, 2015 at 12:59 am #

    Gorgeous!

  2. Linda Visman - wangiwriter December 20, 2015 at 3:30 am #

    Merry Christmas, Margaret! 🙂

  3. oneanna65 December 20, 2015 at 3:20 pm #

    Merry Christmas from “down here”!!! Love. Peace. Joy.

  4. philosophermouseofthehedge December 24, 2015 at 3:45 pm #

    Very festive. With the warm (but not that all unusual) TX Gulf Coast weather some of our tropicals are blooming again.
    May your Christmas be merry and bright!

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